Most Popular "Great Plains" Titles
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1. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Votes: 199,895 | Gross: $184.21M
2. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 135,004 | Gross: $134.22M
3. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama
Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.
Votes: 39,715 | Gross: $6.40M
5. Breaker Morant (1980)
PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
6. The Quest (1976)
60 min | Western
Morgan and Quentin Beaudine are two brothers in the West, who were separated as children, when Morgan and their sister were stolen by some Indians. Morgan would spend several years with ... See full summary »
11. The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 (1976)
R | 80 min | Western
While seeking their sister, Quentin and Morgan Beaudine come across Charlotte Ross, a white woman living with the Indians. Against her will, they take her back into town where she and her ... See full summary »
12. Indian Paint (1965)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Family, Western
Nishko is a chief's son in the Great Plains, before Europeans arrive. During his rite of passage, he's determined to tame a painted pony. He approaches manhood while his peaceful clan is ... See full summary »
13. Robbery Under Arms (1985)
Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the ... See full summary »
14. The Thundering Herd (1933)
Passed | 62 min | Western
Both Sprague and Jett and their crews are hunting buffalo. Doan is with Sprague and is looking for the Jett outfit where his girlfriend Milly is being held against her will. In addition to ... See full summary »
15. Lapse of Memory (1991)
85 min | Romance, Thriller
After a terrible accident, a psychatrist has to help Bruce to regain his memory. In flashbacks we learn that his family had to flee from New York after his father uncovered a large case of ... See full summary »
16. A Home Out West
90 min | Drama, History | Post-production
The story of the first generation of Americans to settle the Great Plains of Kansas and Nebraska, told in their own words. In evocative black and white, it combines documentary and dramatic techniques in a unique fashion.
17. The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936)
Unrated | 25 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
This documentary is about what happened to the Great Plains of the United States when a combination of farming practices and environmental factors led to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
19. Conquista (1971)
39 min | Short, Adventure
After the Spanish conquest of South America, solders traveled far into North America in search of treasure. In Conquista, a lost horse from Coronado's 1540 expedition comes across a Native ... See full summary »
22. Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister (2010 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates a tornado research team that is experiencing dangerous equipment malfunctions.
23. Lawless Plainsmen (1942)
Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Music
When Steve and Lucky bring a herd to market, Lucky gets into trouble and hides on an outgoing wagon train. Steve finds him and is about to bring him back when they are attacked and the ... See full summary »
24. The Life of Buffalo Bill (1912)
Short, Biography, Western
While on a vacation, an elderly Buffalo Bill dreams of his adventures as a young man when he scouted for the cavalry, fought Indians and captured outlaws.
30. The Chasers of Tornado Alley (1996 Video)
48 min | Documentary
The Chasers of Tornado Alley is an award-winning documentary produced by veteran storm chaser Martin Lisius. It is a unique, behind the scenes look at real storm chasers and how they track and intercept nature's most powerful storms.
33. Chasing Reality (2011 Video)
15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Storm chasing is portrayed as an extreme sport on television, but the reality is dramatically different. In 'Chasing Reality,' storm chasers talk about life on the road, their peculiar ... See full summary »
How the States Got Their Shapes (2011–2012)
Midwest vs. The Rest
TV-PG | 22 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
It's the glue that holds our map together and feeds America, but the Midwest is more than just state fairs and flyover country.
North America (2013– )
No Place to Hide
TV-PG | 48 min | Documentary
A world of extreme storms and unpredictable blizzards, this land tests all those who set foot on it. From bunker building prairie dogs to the fastest land animals on the continent, the ... See full summary »
American Experience (1988– )
Surviving the Dust Bowl
55 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In 1931 the rains stopped and the "black blizzards" began. Powerful dust storms carrying millions of tons of stinging, blinding black dirt swept across the Southern Plains--the panhandles ... See full summary »